How to Eat Healthy During the Holidays

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The holidays bring family, friends, togetherness…and lots of food, much of it laden with sugar and fat. So how can you manage to enjoy yourself without needing Santa-sized pants by New Year’s? If you know you’ve got a holiday party coming up with lots of goodies, decide ahead of time what you’re going to eat… Read more »

Yes, You Really Can Make a Difference!

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It’s the end of the year, and that brings with it more ideas of caring for others, helping one’s fellow man. Why not spend a little less time networking for yourself and a little more time doing for others? Here are some ideas to help you do just that. Find purpose in your serving. When… Read more »

Let’s Work Together!

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Today’s post is about taking a fresh look at an area that we often take for granted. Sometimes, we work in teams without giving much thought about how well they are working together, or is there a better way? When your employees hear the word “teamwork,” what’s their reaction? Do they brighten at the thought… Read more »

Happiness Is a Choice

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It may seem like a cliche to say that happiness is, indeed, a choice, but this comes from more than just a few self-help gurus. Did you know, there is scientific proof that it’s true. Some experts claim that we can control up to 40 percent of our own happiness. Knowing this, you may be… Read more »

Tips to Live a Positive Life

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We all have difficult times, and it’s often how we react that helps us get through them successfully. Creating a positive mental outlook can help immensely when those tough spots come along. So, what can you do to stay positive in the face of the negative? Look at your environment. Too often we surround ourselves… Read more »

Ways to Boost Your Self-Confidence

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We all have our moments or days, or weeks of self-doubt, where we feel as though we can’t do anything right, that we’ll never get ahead. However, before you decide your own fate and sell yourself short, look at a few ways to boost your own self-confidence. Realize you have a lot to offer and… Read more »

Help Employees Find Their Personal Work-Life Balance

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It used to be that employees could work a typical 9-to-5 shift and leave work at work. Nowadays, however, with the combination of higher global demands and technology, many employees work more than the standard 40-hour workweek. In addition, cell phones and email have made it so employers expect them to be on-call after hours…. Read more »

Simple Ways to Relax When Work Gets Stressful

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Let’s face it: work gets stressful. We all know this. And while many of us would like to take the time to get a massage or take a day off, we can’t always do that. Sometimes we need something in the moment as well. So, give yourself five minutes a few times during the day… Read more »

The Little Things in Life Matter – Find Your Purpose

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What are your core values? In other words, what do you stand for and why? Any company worth working for has a clear answer to this question — and you should as well. Do it both for your personal and professional self. Who are you and what do you stand for? What words or phrases… Read more »

Hiring on Positivity and Potential

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When considering your next hire, think not only about wanting someone with experience, but also someone who can grow within the position and take it head-on. For this, you need to hire for both potential and positive attitude. Avoid the “experience trap.” Too often companies automatically assume that past performance indicates future success. But more importantly,… Read more »